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EURAXESS - Researchers in Motion is a pan-European initiative delivering information and support services to professional researchers. Backed by the European Union and its Member States, it supports researcher mobility and career development, while enhancing scientific collaboration between Europe and the world.

EURAXESS new web portal

The new portal is a platform for researchers, entrepreneurs, universities and businesses to interact with each other on a global scale. The new EURAXESS portal proposes registered users with matching collaboration, job and hosting opportunities and introduces a funding database, where research funding agencies are invited to enter national research funding opportunities. Read more at the links below.

EURAXESS Sweden www.euraxess.se

EURAXESS Europe https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu


500 EURAXESS Centres in 40 countries

Welcome Services at the University of Gothenburg is a EURAXESS Service Centre. The main task is to assist both the researcher and the departments and units at the university by providing information and practical assistance for mobile researchers.

The online guide for Visiting Researchers, International Faculty and Staff at gu.se/welcome contains useful information such as pre arrival, living in Gothenburg, activities and events.

EURAXESS activity project

Welcome Services coordinates the Swedish national EURAXESS network for the period 2015–2017. 

The activities within the project aim to improve the support for researchers’ mobility and to find solutions for removing obstacles as well as finding solutions to improve the conditions of researchers in Sweden. The network is of great importance to the individual supervisors or HR officers at the different university institutions, and allows them to meet and discuss specific issues and share news and information.

Project owner is Vinnova.





Grants and Innovation Office

Grants and Innovation Office assists you as a researcher, teacher, department administrator or director with issues related to research, business, innovation and utilisation of research.

Contact Information

Welcome Services

University of Gothenburg
PO Box 100, SE-405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden

Visiting Address:
Medicinaregatan 20 A

+46 (0)31 786 2116
+46 (0)31 786 2135


Page Manager: Welcome Services|Last update: 8/24/2017

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